Mona S. Foad, MD  Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Mona Foad is a mother of two and is a board certified dermatologist who has been in private practice in the Cincinnati area since 2002. She specializes in adult, pediatric, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, Ohio State Medical Association, Cincinnati Dermatological Society, and the American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery Dr. Foad attended The Johns Hopkins University where she received a BA in art history as well as a Masters in Epidemiology from The Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health. She then graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and went on to finish her residency in Washington, D.C. at the Washington Hospital Center. She moved back to her home town of Cincinnati to provide dermatology care to the community. She has been blessed with the opportunity to work side by side with her family- Dr. Salem Foad (Rheumatology), Dr. Wafaa Foad (Internal Medicine) and Dr. Mohab Foad (Orthopoedic Surgery) at The Foad Medical Center. She has been voted “Top Doctor” in Cincinnati Magazine 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 .

Hope Schweitzer Merz, Certified Nurse Practitioner

Hope Schweitzer is a Certified Nurse Practitioner specializing in Medical and Cosmetic Dermatology.  She graduated with a Masters in the Science of Nursing from the University of Cincinnati and was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honors Society for Nurse Practitioner Excellence in 2011. Prior to joining Cincinnati Dermatology Center in 2012 she was at Shriners Hospital, specializing in burn care for 5 years where she gained valuable dermatology experience and a passion for providing  care to patients and families.  Since joining Cincinnati Dermatology Center, Hope has developed a loyal patient following and has developed an even deeper passion for helping patients create a youthful, natural look with Botox, fillers and skin care.

Hope’s love of medicine stems from her father, who is a physician and her mother, who teaches nursing.  Hope grew up in Cincinnati and is recently married. She enjoys spending time with her new “hubby”, Brian, and the other love of her life, Charlie, her Goldendoodle.